Nursery Assistant Apprentice Ely Nursery

Successful Nursery in North London need a dedicated and friendly apprentice, whom will be assisting within childcare as a nursery assistant apprentice

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are a successful nursery based in North London, which currently requires a nursery assistant apprentice. Duties will include:

  • To key-work a small group of children and be responsible for their healthy development.
  • To ensure that the children have ample opportunities for exploration at all times
  • To understand and respect the need for consistency of care for the children
  • To assist in providing a safe, supportive and caring environment for young children in the care of the Nursery; to ensure that all aspects of each individual child’s development are given full consideration.
  • To ensure that clean and hygienic standards are maintained at all times.

This includes daily cleaning rotas, nappy changing and other nursery/housekeeping duties.

No previous nursery experience is required; however, we do expect the following:

  • Good communication skills who is able to get along with children
  • Able to multi-task in a busy environment
  • Able to work within a team or unsupervised when needed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills who is able to get along with children
  • Able to multi-task in a busy environment
  • Able to work within a team or unsupervised when needed

Personal qualities

Friendly attitude.

Qualifications required

GCSEs in Maths and English (A-E) or equivalent.

Future prospects

There may be room for progression if the apprentice proves him/herself with their duties.

About the employer

ELY Nursery opened in 2002 with parental requirements and aspirations in mind. We recognise that the development of a confident child requires love, care and happiness, at all times of the day, whether at home or at play! Also, in order to help children in their intellectual development, it is essential to provide them with activities that stimulate and motivate.


Ely Nursery


The Grove


N3 1QN

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Training provider

Training will be provided by Training Associates, providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ level 3 in children and young person's workforce.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Training Associates (Surrey)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Associates

Other information

All applications are asked not to approach the employer directly. Applicants that fail to observe the rule will not be interviewed.

From 1st October 2015 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017